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Intel partners with OHSU in using cloud, big data to cure cancer

Intel is working with the OHSU to develop a secure, federate cloud service for healthcare practitioners treating cancer

Intel is testing a cloud-based platform as a service in conjunction with the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) that can help diagnose and treat individuals for cancer based on their genetic pre-dispositions.

IoT security and the world of US medicine

IoT in healthcare faces its fair share of challenges

Of all the sectors where IoT is proliferating, however, it is arguably medical that is the most fraught. In medical IT, developers have to operate in a minefield of intense regulation, life and death safety issues, and an unusually high (and of course very much unwelcome) degree of scrutiny from hackers.

UK Department of Health taps Accenture, Avanade for cloud deployment

The UK Department of Health is overhauling its comms technology

Department of Health in England and NHS National Services Scotland have selected Accenture and Avanade to implement a range of cloud-based communications service across England and Scotland.

Philips health cloud lead: ‘Privacy, compliance, upgradability shaping IoT architecture’

Ad Dijkhoff says the company's healthcare cloud ingests petabytes of data, experiencing 140 million device calls on its servers each data

Data privacy, compliance and upgradeability are having a deep impact on the architectures being developed for the Internet of Things, according to Ad Dijkhoff, platform manager HealthSuite Device Cloud, Philips.

IBM closes Phytel acquisition as healthcare partnerships continue

IBM has closed its acquisition of Phytel

IBM announced this week it has closed the acquisition of Phytel, which provides cloud-based software that helps healthcare providers and care teams coordinate activities across medical facilities by automating certain aspects of patient care.

IBM goes after healthcare with acquisitions, Apple HealthKit partnership, new business unit

IBM is pushing hard to bring Watson to the healthcare sector

IBM announced a slew of moves aimed at strengthening its presence in the healthcare sector including two strategic acquisitions, a HealthKit-focused partnership with Apple, and the creation of a new Watson and cloud-centric healthcare business unit.

Stockholm County Council taps Sectra for cloud-based radiology data

Stockholm County Council  is deploying Sectra's cloud-based platform to improve how radiology data is shared among healthcare providers

Stockholm County Council (SLL) said it plans to deploy Sectra’s cloud-based platform in a bid to support improved collaboration and patient data sharing across Sweden’s healthcare providers.

PwC, Google jointly bid for US DoD healthcare management cloud

Google and PwC are teaming up to bid on a cloud service to help improve global sharing of electronic medical health records for the US Military

Google and Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) are teaming up to bid to develop a healthcare management platform that would see the two firms, with the help of a number of large electronic medical health record vendors, modernise the US Department of Defense’s military health system using the cloud to share medical health records globally.

Box buys medical image collaboration provider MedXT

The acquisition suggests Box is serious about deep vertical integration

Box has acquired MedXT, a pioneer in cloud-based medical image viewing, sharing and collaboration, for an undisclosed sum. According to Box founder and chief executive officer Aaron Levie the acquisition will help the company make strong inroads into the healthcare sector.

Devon NHS trust deploys cloud-based dashboards

Devon Partnership NHS Trust is using the dashboards to improve mental health services provision

Devon Partnership NHS Trust announced that it will deploy cloud-based dashboards in a bid to provide more patient data to clinical and non-clinical staff across the organisation.